Spain Savvy Tips: Holidays in Spain

Since we have had lots of requests for holiday trips (Christmas-New Year's) lately, we thought it would be helpful to provide some information on the national holidays in Spain and what to expect as you consider dates for your upcoming trip. DECEMBER/JANUARY/FEBRUARY December 6: Constitution Day  December 8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception  Since these [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:21:43+00:00October 9th, 2017|travel planning, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy’s Commitment to Sustainable Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. What does this mean? By the UNWTO's definition, sustainable tourism should: 1) Make optimal use of environmental resources that constitute a key element in tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural heritage and [...]

Spain Savvy Travel Trips: Ueno Ueno Gourmet Shop in Seville

Looking for a great place to buy gourmet goods on your next trip to Seville? Look no further than the Ueno Ueno store on Calle García de Vinuesa, just a stone's throw from the Cathedral in the Arenal district.  In a family-owned, entrepreneurial atmosphere and demonstrating a true passion for their products,  the friendly and [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:20:18+00:00September 25th, 2017|gastronomy, Seville, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Travel Trips: Flying with Kids on TAP Portugal

The Spain Savvy family recently returned from a summer vacation in Massachusetts, USA.  We hadn't been in 3 years so it was a lovely, albeit whirlwind, trip of catching up with family and friends.  We were also blessed with pleasant weather! In the past, we have almost always flown to and from Spain (SVQ) with [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:17:09+00:00September 12th, 2017|family travel, travel tips|0 Comments

Culture Corner: La Velá de Santa Ana in Seville

This week in Seville there is a fantastic opportunity for cultural immersion, at La Velá de Santa Ana, a festival taking place just along the Guadalquivir River in the emblematic Triana neighborhood.  You can't miss the green and white awnings so typical of the Spring Fair and other festive celebrations of this region, and where [...]

Spain Savvy is coming to Boston!

This blog post is for all our readers in the great state of Massachusetts! Are you thinking about planning a trip to Spain in the near future?  Are you a travel agent or travel coordinator for an educational institution and looking to partner with a local provider in Spain*? Let's meet in person! Spain Savvy [...]

By |2017-07-19T11:52:46+00:00July 19th, 2017|travel planning, travel tips|0 Comments

The New CaixaForum in Seville

La Caixa is one of Spain's biggest private banks and its foundation focuses primarily on public social issues as well as the arts and sciences, research and education.  They have in recent years begun to invest in Spain's cities by opening Caixa Forum cultural centers, many located in Catalunya but there is also one in [...]

Spain Savvy Travel Tips: Mindful Travel

Do you practice mindfulness?  Are your days so harried that you count the days towards a vacation to a new place where you can disconnect and live your days peacefully while having new, exciting adventures?  Are you curious about travelling somewhere like Spain but afraid to take the leap? Then this post is for you. [...]

By |2017-06-29T13:00:55+00:00June 15th, 2017|travel tips|1 Comment

Spain Savvy Travel Tips: Exclusive Guide to Dining Out in Sevilla

Dining out is one of our favorite things to do and it's our first passion when it comes to organizing your trip to Spain.  We have developed Exclusive Guides to Dining Out in all of Spain's major destinations, and we look forward to sharing them with you.  When you design your custom itinerary with Spain [...]

By |2017-05-31T07:32:55+00:00May 31st, 2017|gastronomy, Seville, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Travel Tips: Flying to Spain from USA

Sometimes it might seem overwhelming to plan a trip overseas.  It seems like a lot of hours in a plane and too much work to find the right flight plan out of the many options available, especially if you want to visit multiple destinations.  Sometimes if you go with the cheapest option, it means a [...]

By |2017-05-23T11:32:19+00:00April 19th, 2017|travel tips|0 Comments


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